Department of Defense
June 3, 2011June 3, 2011USD(I)USD(I)SUBJECT: Access to and Dissemination of Restricted Data and Formerly Restricted DataSUBJECT: Access to and Dissemination of Restricted Data and Formerly Restricted DataReferences: See Enclosure 1References: See Enclosure 11. PURPOSE1. PURPOSE. In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive 5143.01 (Reference (a)), thisInstruction:a. Reissues DoD Directive 5210.2 (Reference (b)) as a DoD Instruction to establish policies,assign responsibilities, and prescribe procedures governing access to, and dissemination of dataclassified as Restricted Data (RD) and Formerly Restricted Data (FRD) by the DoD.b. Implements sections 2153 and 2161 through 2165 of title 42, United States Code (alsoknown and hereinafter referred to as the “Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended” (Reference(c))) and Part 1045 of title 10, Code of Federal Regulations (Reference (d)).2. APPLICABILITY. This Instruction applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, theOffice of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoDField Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (hereinafter referred tocollectively as the “DoD Components”).3. DEFINITIONS. See Glossary.4. POLICY. It is DoD policy that:a. Access to and dissemination of RD and FRD information within and between DoDComponents will be governed by the same criteria that governs the access to other classifiedinformation, which is contained in DoD 5200.1-R, DoD 5200.2-R, and DoD 5220.22-R(References (e) through (g)), and by the procedures identified within this Instruction.